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republicans will be battling for the final word in tonight's presidential debate. the biggest topic involving the debate is front- runner donald trump skipping the debate. trump is skipping because he said he was treated unfairly in the first fox debate back in august. regardless, the show goes on and the remaining candidates will be lookiningain some ground on trump who's lead continues to grow in iowa. the debate is set for eight tonight and will be broadcasted on fox news channel. even though trump is skipping the debate, he will still be busy campaigning. trump will host an event to benefit veterans organizations tonight at drake university. the event is scheduled to begin at 8-pm...which will be the same time as the fox news debate. two other republican candidates will be joining trump at his event - gov. mike huckabee and sen. rick santorum. both candidates said they are free at that time since they are in
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fellow candidates ae weighing in on trump's decision to skip tonnght's debatee senator marco rubio is calling it all a sideshow... the republican presidential candidate has been running third in the polls in iowa behind trump and cruz. he says it's time for the campaigns to get serious... and senator ted cruz...who's polling in second behind trump in iowa...continues to challenge trump to a one-on-one debate... "and i'm going to propose a venue, western iowa tech, saturday night in siouxcity, we already have it reserved." cruz does plan to debate tonight in des moines... on the democratic side, bill clinton is in iowa campaigning for hillary clinton....today he started the morning at wartburg college... he brought up how faith shaped hillary's life... ttking about how she was raised methodist. he also talked about falling in love with hillary...recalling the first time they met..... all across the library... the library long skinny builidng. she said look if you're gonna keep staring at me and i'm going to hillary rodam. what's your name? at the moment i couldnt
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he said the first time he saw her he was a little bit in awe of r... the former president aso talked about hillary's stance on college education, gun rights and women's rights. some black hawk county voters are worried how they'll participate in the caucuses -- if they don''t have a ride while neither e democrats or republicans will be officially providing transportation... they tell us they're making arrangements for those people to ride with other voters. they say some outside organizations may also provide transportation. with the iowa caucus drawing closer and closer and candidates spending more and more on ads, are the candidates getting their money's worth or in other words, can iowan's identify who's who? at a diner in des moines, voters were asked to identify each presidential cndidates by their head shots. some candidates were easy to pick out like trump, clinton and sanders but beyond that some needed a little help. rk: you're stumped?
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rk: oh guys, come on really! man: realy, it's an attempt! k: how bout i give you the initials? man: that would help. rk: mr! man: oh that's marco rubio! a final tally shows all of the voters knew bernie sanders and hillary clinton. one had never even heard of carly fiorina, another didn't know her first name. and rand paul was often mistaken for his father, senator ron paul. with a storm on the way, voters will be wondering if it will impact caucus night. let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnacnberg who's tracking this snow storm. from the kwwl storntrack 7 weather team. ee the screen information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we have not had a lot of sunny days around here lately. that trend is going to continue as the sky remains mostly cloudy through the first half of next
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hours of sunshine expected between now and then. despite upper 30s and low 40s. we are tracking a chance of a light rain/snow shoxer sunday. we are still tracking the beginning late monddy night through wednesday morning. the latest model guidance shows the low tracking a little farther northwest. this track would pull some warm air into eastern iowa tuesday. the result will be a rain/snow mix for a few hours lowering snow totals. a strong wind around this storm will have gusts around 45 mph tuesday and wednesday. once the low moves east of iowa, the wind shifts to the northwest an pulls in colder airror wednesday with h hghs in the teens. caucus night weather: the snow would not start in eastern iowa until late monday moines to demand 15-dollars-an-houu wages,s,and they areeplanning other protests that include a demmstration outside the venue of a republican presidential debate. workers held a strike this
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at a mcdonald's in northeast des moines. other events are planned today, ending with a short march through downtown and then rally at the iowa events center, site of a gop debate. a popular political hh spot will soon be under new ownership. we're talking about the famous hamburg inn number two in iowa city. it's been in the panther family for more than 68 years and has become an icon in the city welcoming many politicians over the years. kwwl's kristin rogers spoke with the owner today just days before he plns on signing the papers to sesel the resturaunt. for daviddanther the hamburg inn no. 2,"nats" has spending a couple years of his childhood living above the resturaunt. (cg: david panther/ owner of hamburg inn no. 2) "i think we ate about three sandwiches in a row before mom came down and saw we were dumping the crust panther bought the hamburg inn no. 2 from his father in 1979. (cg: kristin rogers) "over and many political candidates have walked through these doors." the first to do so was president nald regean. (cg: dadaid panther) "they
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we had meatloaf special that day and he started his meal with dutch apple pie and his nickname was dutch so i thought that was interesting." since then "nats" panther says at least a couple dozen candidates have stopped by. their pictures can be seen trickeling acrossshe walls. and the hamburg inn no. 2 got on the national map for their coffee bean caucus where customers vote for their favorite candidate using a coffee bean. it's a place fll of tradition and for panther...memories. (cg: david panther) "it is a mixture of relief and there is being part of it, being the owner and so yeah there is a since of
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david panther plans to spend his retirement clowning, which is something he has enjoyed since the 80's. he also looks forward to travelling and fishing a lot. continuinggcoverage -- a person is taking to the hospital in city's southside.. police are on the scene at 15th street and beaver avenue southeast getting evidence and they are blocking the street in every direction. a special response is on scene. according to police the suspect is supposedly in one of the homes. stick with kwwl for updates in this developing situation. it was 30 years ago today tragedy struck the skies and forever changed space travel... the space craft the challenge exploded a little more than a minute after take off from nasa on board were five astronauts and two civilians -- including christa mcauliffe, the winner of the teacher in space
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she was selected from a group of finalists around the country kwwls olivia mancino talked to another one of those finalists -- an iowa native. olivia-- amanda, lori penn- goetsch taught middle school in mount pleasant in the 80s she told me she alwaysanted to be an astronaut, and the teaaher very differently -- and she reflected on it with me today its been 30 years since these images took over the skies above the atlantic, and were played on millions of tvs across america. the space shuttle the challenger carried seven people five astronauts, and two your life you remember exactly what you were doing, no matter how long ago it was" lori penn-goetsch, now working in iowa city as a content specialist for the a-c-t test, rememberssthe disaster if it
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"it was like a moment frozen in time when that tragedy happened" penn-goestch was a finalist in the teacher in space project, among many others around the country. she always wanted to be an astronaut. this project was her chance. "i remember my mother callin me and saying well at least we would have been comforted doing something we knew you always wanteddto do" she was teaching middle school in mount pleasant at the time. though she wasn't chosen for the mission, she made friends with "the day after was a blur, i was talking to a lot of media, and "it's very hard" fate didn't chose penn-goetsch that day, but she says she's constantly thinking about those that lost their lives doing what they loved. i asked her if the tragedy has changed her view on space travel and she said no, she believes the spirit of adventure is still out there, as it should be.
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the teacher in space project was canceled after the tragedy.. however in 2007, barbara morgan -- the runner up to christa mcauliffe-- was able to launch to space in the "endeavor" shuttle coming up on kwwl, weather and the caucus are having many voters casting their ballots for a local school's bond early. and - the hawkeyes s ar up for their top ten battle against "winner of the regional amanda goodman, chief forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl is going to continue as the sky remains mostly cloudy through the first half of next fromomhe kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen
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information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we have not had a lot of sunny days2around here lately. that & week. there aren't too many hours of sunshine expected between now and then. despite
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temperatures will be in the upper 30s and low 40s. we are potential for a large storm to bring snow to the midwest. early indications show the snow beginning late monday night through wednesday morning. the latest model guidance shows the low tracking a little farther northwest. this track would pull some warm air into eastern iowa tuesday. the result will be a rain/snow mix for a few hours lowering snow totals. a strong wind around this storm will have gusts around 45 mh tuesdy and wednesday. once the low moves east of iowa, the wind shifts to the northwest and teens. caucus night weather: the snow would not start in eastern iowa until late monday night...after midnight. so if you have any plans monday evening, travel should not be a problem. we have not had a lot the sky remains mostly cloudy through the first half of next week. there aren' too many hours of sunshine expected between now and then. despite the cloud coveve, our high temperatures will be in the upper 30s and low 40s. we are tracking a chance of a light rain/snow shower sunday. we are still tracking the potential for a large storm to beginning late monday night
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shows the low tracking a little farther northwest. this track would pull some warm air into eastern iowa tuesday. the result will be a rain/snow mix for a few hours lowering snow tuesday and wednesday. nce the low moves east of iowa, the wind shifts to the northwest and pulls in colder air for wednesday with highs in the teens. caucus night weather: the snow would not start in eastern iowa until late monday night...after midnight. so if you have any plans monday evening, travel should not be a problem.we have not had a lot of sunny dys around here lately. that trend is going to continue as the sky remains mossy cloudy through the first half of next week. there aren't too many hours of sunshine high temperatures will be in the upper 30s and low 40s. we are tracking a chance of a light rain/snow shower sunday. we are still tracking the potential for a large storm to bring snow to the midwest. early indications show the snow beginning late monday night through wednesday morning. the latest model guidance shows the low tracking a little farther northwest. this track would pull some warm air into eastern iowa tuesday. the result will be a rain/snow mix for a few hours lowering snow totals. a strong wind around this storm willave gusts around 45 mph tuesday and wednesday. once
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wind shifts to the northwest and pulls in colder air for wednesday with highs in the teens. caucus night weather: the snow would not start in eastern iowa until late monday night...after midnight. so if you have any plans monday evening, travel should not be a problem.we have not had a lot of as the sky remains mostly cloudy through the first half of next week. there aren't o many hours of sunshine expected between now and then. despite the cloud cover, our high temperatures will be in the upper 30s and low 40s. we still tracking the casting their ballots for the waterloo schools' bond early. kwwl's macleod hageman visits the black hawk county courthouse -- and explains what you need to know. mac? amanda -- 15 polling locations open tuesday -- the day after caucus -- at seven in the morning and close at 8 o-clock at night for the waterloo schools' nearly 47-million dollar bond. but today -- several voters (nats... pen down) voting to improve waterloo east and west high
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(nats... ripping envelope) "if anybody is worried they're going to be held inside next want to cast their ballot absentee." black hawk county auditor grant veeder says you can cast your ballot absentee friday or monday atthe courthouse -- or request it by mail no later than friday -- and return it monday. absentee voter janet going to happen the last minute. sometimes you get distracted. sometimes you forget. so, you have weeks to get around to voting, and you haapen to be around during the day, it's just very convenient." now and monday, tell the election office who you are, fill out your information, put election, and i normally vote here. i like voting here. it's convenient." but crystal buzza with waterloo schools says it's important to remember to vote on caucusing, and we hope they do. we want them to be exercising their voice and their opinion, but we want to really make sure people don't forget
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us, 'what do you want to do?'" as a rerminder -- 15 local polling locations will open at seven tuesday morning and close at eight o-clock at night in black hawk county. if you haven't registeree to vote -- you can do so at your polling place -- by bringing your driver's license -- and most recent energy bill. weve got you covered live in the newsroom -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. bond supporters say they hope to have the final results by 9 o- clock tuesday night. the hawkeyes and terrripans just got underway we'll here from thee iowa hawkeyes who tell us they really
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their backs coming up... and well hear from the uni womens basketball team as they "now, kwwl sports." good evening im zach gran car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expepees on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubi skipping major votes...
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on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of t ts message. the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who hato choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait.
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we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing fohillary clinton. i'm hillary clton and i approve this message. of the best college basketball games of the regular season as the third ranked iowa hawkeyes travel to
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ranked terripans. the hawkeyes sit all alone atop the big ten standings at a perfect 7-0... maryland is number three in the conference and ranked 8th nationally... theyre led by guard melo trimble who aveveages just ovee 14 poing per game. but at least one hawkeye relishes going into this hostile road enviorments. "i dont know its just something about that target when life ya know i like playing on the road i likkit when people are rooting against me, its doubters, ive been playing against doubter my whole life." this one just got under way at 6 and right now.....& meanwhile the iowa hawkeye women are back in action tonight hosting the michigan wolverines... iowa losers of three in a row and 5 of there last 6. are looking to rebound at home against a team that beat them by
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in ann arbor coach lisa bluder feels they just need one to get " and i've just felt like we ed to get that one win to get us back problems winning covers up alot of aches and pains and as soon as we get that win i feel like were gonnbe heading in the right direction." iowa and michigan tip off 7 o clock from carver hawkeye arena. and the uni women are currenlty in the middle e a 5 game winnnng streak and are on top by a half game in the missouri valley conference...tomor row they go to loyola, who is tied for third in the conference "and for us its important that able to do the last serveval weeks." uni taking on loyola tomorrow at 7 pm
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expepees on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marcrubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the
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the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you.
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we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fightingor children and families. with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social serity and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend plannedhparenthood, not tack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a didierence. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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